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REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 8 vols. 2 ft. 153

Reports and communications from the Secretary of the Treasury (15A-F1) the Treasurer of the United States (15 A-F2); the Secretary of War (15A-F3); and the Secretary of the Navy (15A-F4). Arranged chronologically within each group. For reports from the Secretary of State, see entry 49.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIAIS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 9 ft.

154 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on claims: various subjects (15A-G1.l), arranged alphabeti

cally by petitioner. Committee on Commerce and Manufactures: aids to navigation (15A-G2.1);

claims (15Å-G2.2); duties on auction sales of foreign merchandise (15A-G2.3); duties on various imports (15A-G2.4); ports of entry (15A-22.5); protection and security of American manufactures (15A-G2.6); and various subjects (15A-G2.7). 15A-G2.2 and 15A-G2.4 are arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on the District of Columbia: acts of incorporation (15A-G3.1),

arranged alphabetically by petitioner; and various subjects (15A-G3.2). Committee on Elections: various subjects (15A-G4.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs, Select: petition of inhabitants of Portland,

Maine, complaining of the loss of their foreign commerce occasioned by

commercial restrictions adopted by foreign nations (154-45.1). Committee on Indian Affairs, Select: amelioration of the condition of

Indian tribes (15A-G6.1) and various subjects (15A-G6.2).
Committee on the Judiciary: patents (15A-67.1); relief from judgments

(15A-G7.2); and various subjects (15A-G7.3). 15A-G7.1 and 15A-67.2

are arranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Military Affairs, Select: claims (15A-G8.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner; and various subjects (15A-68.2). Committee on Naval Affairs, Select: claims (15A-G9.1), arranged alphabeti

cally by petitioner.
Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims : various subjects (15 A-

Gl0.1), arranged alphabetically by petitioner.
Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (15A-G11.l), ar-

ranged alphabetically by petitioner; post offices (15 A-G11.2); post

roads (15 A-Gll.3); and various subjects (15A-Gll.4). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (15A-G12.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: various subjects

(15A-G13.1). Committee on Public Lands: claims (15A-G14.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; land offices (15A-G14.2); sale of land to certain emigrants (15A-G14.3); use of bank notes to pay for land purchases (15A

G14.4); and various subjects (15A-G14.5). Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: inland navigation and canals (15A

G15.1); roads and turnpikes (15A-615.2); and various subjects (15A-G15.3). Committee on Ways and Means: claims (15A-G16.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; duties (15A-G16.2); and various subjects (15A-G16.3). Other select committees: protection and colonization of free people of

color (15A-G17.1); surviving officers of the Revolutionary Army (15 A

G17.2); and various subjects (15A-617.3). Committee of the Whole House: slave trade (15A-G18.1); wiform system of VV

bankruptcy (15A-G18.2); and various subjects (15A-G18.3).

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PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 3 in.

155 Grouped by subject as follows: security and encouragement of the manufacturing interests of the United States (15A-Hl.l) and various subjects (15A-H1.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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ELECTION RECORDS. 1 ft.

156 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (15A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

DPEACHENT OF WILLIAM STEPHENS. 1/4 in.

157 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against William Stephens, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of Georgia (15B-Al).

IMPEACHMENT OF MATTHIAS B. TALLMADGE. Less than 1/4 in.

158 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Matthias B. Tallmadge, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of New York (15B-B1). For other papers relating to Impeachment proceedings against Judge Tallmadge, see entry 143.

159

IMPEACHMENT OF WILLIAM P. VAN NESS. l in.

Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against William P. Van Ness, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (15B-Cl).

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For transcribed reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 71; the Committee on Public Lands, entry 32; the Committee on the District of Columbia, entry 94; the Committee on Claims, entry 117; the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims, and the Committee on Public Expenditures, entry 131; and the Committee on Military Affairs, the Committee on Private Land Claims, the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings, and select committees, entry 145. For index to transcribed reports of the Committee on claims, see entry 27.

RECORD BOOKS. 3 vols. 5 in.

160 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (15C-Al); petition book, 15 th Congress, 1st session, to 17th Congress, 1st session (15C-12); and newspaper book (15C-13).

RECORDS OF REPORTS FROM EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS. 2 vols. 5 in.

161 Transcribed reports and communications from the Secretary of the Treasury (15C-B2) and the Secretary of War (15C-B2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports from the Secretary of War, see entry 132; and for reports from the Secretary of State, see entry 146.

OTHER RECORDS. 1/4 in.

162 Receipts for records withdrawn (15C-Cl), arranged alphabetically by subject; and papers relating to printing and stationery for the House (15C-C2), arranged chronologically.

SIXTEENTH CONGRESS, 1819-21

first Session, December 6, 1819-May 15, 1820
Second Session, November 13, 1820- Mach3 1821

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 3 vols. 6 in.

Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (16A-Al); and legislative journal, 1st session (16A-A2) and 2d session (16A-A3).

ournal, 263

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 3 ft.

164 Original House bills and House bills upon which further action was taken (16A-B1); original House joint resolutions (16A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (16A-B3); and a volume of engrossed House bills and resolutions (16A-B4). 16A-B1 and 161-34 are arranged numerically; the other two groups are arranged chronologically.

BILLS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE 3ND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 1/2 in. 165

Senate bills (16-ci), arranged numerically by session.

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 4 ft.

166 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee an Accounts: a report on disbursement by the Speaker of the

sums appropriated for furnishing the Hall of the House of Representa

tives (16A-D1.l) and various subjects (16A-D1.2). Arranged by subject. Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (16A-D2.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Claims: various subjects (16A-D3.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on Commerce: aids to navigation (16A-14.1) and various subjects

(16A-14.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the District of Columbia: banks (16A-D5.1); courts and court

employees (16.-05.2); and various subjects (166-05.3). Arranged chron

ologically within each group. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of James Guyon v. Ebenezer

Sage, New York (16A-D6.1), and R. C. Mallary v. 0. C. Merrill, Vermont (16A-D6.2); and various subjects (16.4–16.3). Arranged by subject.

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Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department: various subjects (16A

07.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: a report on whether

the expenses on the public buildings cannot be lessened without

arresting their progress (16A-D8.1). Committee on Expenditures in the War Department: various subjects (26A

09.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Foreign Affairs, Select: various subjects (16A-D10.1),

arranged chronologically. Committee on Indian Affairs, Select: a report on the petition of inhabi

tants of St. Louis, Mo., for an act of incorporation to carry on peltry

and fur trade with the Indians (16A-dll.l). Committee on the Judiciary: Daniel Pettibone's patent for welding cast

steel to iron or other steel (16A-D12.1); schedule of fees of district courts of the United States (16A-D12.2); and various subjects (16A

D12.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Manufactures: a report on the adoption of measures for the

protection of the manufacturing interests of the country (16A-D13.1). Committee on Military Affairs, Select: Military Academy at West Point

(16A-D14.1) and various subjects (16A-D14.2). Arranged chronologically

within each group. Committee on the Militia, Select: various subjects (16A-D15.1), arranged

chronologically. Committee on Naval Affairs, Select: claims (166-016.1), arranged alpha

betically; and various subjects (16A-D16.2), arranged chronologically. Conmittee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims : various subjects (16A

017.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on the Post Office and Post iloads: post roads (16A-D18.1) and

various subjects (16A-D18.2). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (16A-D19.1), arranged

alphabetically. Committee on Public Buildings, Select: various subjects (16A-D20.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Public Expenditures: a report and papers relative to the

inquiry into the "amount of the several items which are charged upon

the contingent fund" of the several executive departments (16A-D27.1). Committee on Public Lands: claims (16A-D22.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (16A-D22.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (16A-D23.1), arranged alpha

betically; and various subjects (16A-D23.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: Cumberland Road (16A-D24.1) and

various subjects (161-D24.2). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Committee on Ways and Means: comparative schedules on tariffs, imports,

and exports, 1815-19 (16A-D25.1); claims (16A-D25.2); revenue and finances (16A-D25.3); and various subjects (16A-D25.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 16A-D25.2, which is arranged alphabetically.

Other select.committees: constitutions of the Territories of Alabama and

Missouri and the "District of Maine" (16A-D26.1); military affairs (16A-526.2); post office affairs (16A-D26.3); and various subjects (16A-D26.4). Arranged chronologically within each group.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. I vol. 6 in.

167 Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1819 and 1820; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (16A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 12 vols. 3 ft. 168

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (16A-Fl), the Secretary of the Treasury (16A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (16A-F3), the Secretary of War (16A-F4), and the Secretary of the Navy (16A-F5); and l volume of reports of the Postmaster General, the Attorney General, and the Commissioner of the General Land Office (16A-F6). Arranged chronologically within each group.

169

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 10 ft.

Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject.
Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise
indicated.
Committee on Accounts: petition of Thomas Constantine for payment for

articles furnished the House (16A-G1.1). Committee on Agriculture: petition of the United Agricultural Society

of Virginia against protective duties except for the production of

necessary revenue (16A-G2.l). Committee on claims: various subjects (16A-G3.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: aids to navigation (16A-G4.1); duties (16A-G4.2);

fishing trade (16A-G4.3); ports of entry (16A-G4.4); and various sub

jects (16A-G4.5).'
Committee on the District of Columoia: banks of Alexandria (16A-G5.1);

banks of the District of Columbia (16A-G5.2); Columbian Institute
(16A-G5.3) road from Georgetown to Tenlytown (16A-G5.4); and various

subjects (16A-G5.5).
Committee on Elections: various subjects (16A-G6.1).
Committee on Foreign Affairs, Select: trade with Santo Domingo (16A-G7.1).
Committee on Indian Affairs, Select: rehabilitation of the Indians (16A-

G8.1). Committee on the Judiciary: digest of the laws of the United States (16A

69.1); enactment of a bankruptcy law (16A-G9.2); establishment of a first meridian for the United States at Vashington--proposal of William Lambert (16A-G9.3); Federal courts (16A-49.4); and various subjects

(16A-G9.5). Committee on Manufactures: auction sales (16A-G10.1); encouragement and

protection of manufactures (16A-G10.2); and various subjects (16A-G10.3).

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